rise

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  • He believed fire gave rise to the other elements and thus to all things.
  • Rising from the dead also comes because of what a man did.
  • This led to the rise of a host of different political and economic groups in the country.
  • It would rise to twenty, and later, to twenty five years.
  • The island is about long and wide and rises to above sea level.
  • Within a few hours there may be a to rise in temperature.
  • Records show that the air temperature rose from over that period.
  • The fire and the rose, as it were, became one.
  • Behind, beginning below stage level and rising up, audience members watch him.
  • The business quarter is on the rising ground north of the old town, near the railway station.
  • New businesses opened up and the population of the town began rising.
  • When he appeared either in church or chapter all present rose and bowed.
  • The figure had its hands up in the air, as if a sun were rising from behind him.
  • These figures have risen to many times these old levels over the years since then.
  • Now officials have said that this number has risen over the past few years.
  • These form when the water table has risen to a point higher than the surrounding land.
  • The sun may not rise to-morrow, though it has never failed up to this time. Cited from Composition-Rhetoric, by Stratton D. Brooks
  • His rise from title designer to film director took five years.
  • Its oil production has risen to, up from only two years earlier.
  • Would you marry me?' Within the beautiful red rose, there was a ring.
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Meaning of rise

  • noun A growth in strength or number or importance
  • noun The act of changing location in an upward direction
  • noun A movement upward
    they cheered the rise of the hot-air balloon
  • noun An increase in cost
    they asked for a 10% rise in rates
  • verb Move upward
    The fog lifted, The smoke arose from the forest fire, The mist uprose from the meadows
  • verb Increase in value or to a higher point
    prices climbed steeply, the value of our house rose sharply last year
  • verb Rise up
    The building rose before them
  • verb Rise in rank or status
    Her new novel jumped high on the bestseller list
  • verb Become heartened or elated
    Her spirits rose when she heard the good news
  • verb Exert oneself to meet a challenge
    rise to a challenge, rise to the occasion
  • verb Increase in volume
    the dough rose slowly in the warm room
  • verb Come up, of celestial bodies
    The sun also rises, The sun uprising sees the dusk night fled..., Jupiter ascends